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Author Astle, Thomas, 1735-1803.

Title The origin and progress of writing : as well hieroglyphic as elementary, illustrated by engravings taken from marbles, manuscripts and charters, ancient and modern: also, some account of the origin and progress of printing. / By Thomas Astle, esq. ... ...

Published London : Printed for the author; sold by T. Payne and Son [etc.], 1784.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/RB  52/16    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 3 preliminary leaves, [v]-vii, xxv, 235 pages : plates (part folded) facsimiles (part folded, part colour) ; 30 cm
Local note SpC/RB copy has the armorial bookplate of [Orde] Poynton (motto: Moribus antiquis).
Other author Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC.
Subject Writing -- History.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents -- Early works to 1800.
Local author Poynton, Orde. Former owner.
Local donor Poynton, Orde. Donor.